Features, schedules, stats and interactive graphics from the party that is the World Cup in Brazil.
Once one of the highest-scoring teams in MLS with 21 goals in 10 games, that production has dropped off dramatically for Real Salt Lake with only six goals in its past... Read more »
The World Cup is over, and as good as the games have been in Brazil, the fans have been just as interesting. Read more »
For a 32-day showcase of football at its best, the winning goal was beautifully appropriate. Mario Goetze controlled the ball with his chest and then volleyed it into... Read more »
The win is Germany's first as a united country. West Germany won the World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990. Read more »
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella is looking for perfection against Germany in Sunday's World Cup final. Read more »
No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday's final against Argentina. Read more »
Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday. Read more »
Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal is trying to motivate his players for the third-place match against Brazil by giving them the mission of becoming the only Dutch squad to... Read more »
With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America Read more »
Real Salt Lake captain Kyle Beckerman put in a full day of training with the team Wednesday afternoon at America First Field in Sandy. Read more »
The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last. Read more »
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and his players are trying to put the devastating semifinal loss to Germany behind them as quickly as possible, turning their focus to... Read more »
Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished... Read more »
With the World Cup in faraway Brazil coming at a time of unprecedented sectarian violence and soaring tension in the Middle East, some Arab football fans have been... Read more »
It wasn't just a bad dream. Brazilians woke up Wednesday to dreadful headlines describing the shame and humiliation of their soccer team's historic defeat of 7-1 to... Read more »
When Argentina plays the Netherlands in the World Cup semifinals on Wednesday, it will be a matchup of arguably the two best attacks in the tournament. No less than... Read more »
Germany handed Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever on Tuesday with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semifinals that stunned the host nation. Read more »
Tension will mount, no doubt, before the 5 p.m. kick off (2 p.m. MDT) in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal match between five-time champion Brazil and three-time titlist... Read more »
Brazil and Germany are two of the most decorated teams in football, with eight World Cup titles between them. Both have their share of players among the all-time... Read more »
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